What is a zipped file?

Answer A zipped file is a compressed format of a file or set of files. Used for archival purposes, zip files provide the benefit of compressing a file or files into a smaller "packed" file. Zipping files ... Read More »

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How do I create a zipped file?

Option 1Right-click on a file in Explorer or My Computer in Windows XP or Windows Vista. Choose "Send To" and click "Compressed (zipped) Folders." Windows will create a zipped folder containing tha... Read More »

How to unzip a zipped file which was downloaded?

What happens when files are zipped?

"Zipping" allows computer files to be compressed to a smaller size--sometimes much smaller--so they can be transmitted more quickly. Essentially, it works by identifying frequently used pieces of c... Read More »

What happens to large files when they are zipped?

A zipped file is just a compressed file. When you extract a zipped file, this shrunk-down version of the downloaded file is decompressed, or restored to its original size.What Zipping IsZipping ref... Read More »